Tag Archives: sacred space

Sundays

My daughter asked at dinner last night, “Does the week start on Sunday, or Monday?”  It was a loaded question, the way that questions from adolescents generally are.  She had her opinion and she wanted to float it to her … Continue reading

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New Light

Here in Virginia, snow is a rare treat, or at least, a treat for me. I grew up in Western New York with snow as the standard issue landscape for at least five months of the year. Now that I … Continue reading

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Cultivating Sacred Space during Holy Week

Lectionary Reading for Palm Sunday The week begins:  the palm branches are waving and the cries of “Hosanna!” can be heard resounding.  We can get caught up in the crowds, the celebration, the hope of glorious salvation.  But the triumphant … Continue reading

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Cultivating Sacred Space Week 5: Stillness

I know that some of you who read my blog are also following along with me through this Lenten journey of “Cultivating Sacred Space” that I am curating and leading with my faith community at St. Thomas Episcopal Church.  The … Continue reading

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Living Water: Week 3 of Cultivating Sacred Space

The story of Jesus meeting the woman of Samaria at the well is unquestionably my favorite Gospel story; in my faith community, it is also the reading for this Third Sunday in Lent.  Here is a link, if you’d like … Continue reading

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Blessings: Week 2 of Cultivating Sacred Space

This second week of Lent, the theme that found me in the midst of the lectionary readings was “Blessings.” It is also fitting that with St. Patrick’s Day approaching, this is a week when the lyrical lilt of Irish Blessings … Continue reading

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Holy Ground: Week 1 of Cultivating Sacred Space

This week, my writing and my spiritual journal follows the theme of Holy Ground, which is the weekly theme for the Lenten “Cultivating Sacred Space” virtual program I’m curating for my faith community. Feel free to join us; click the … Continue reading

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Lent 2014: Cultivating Sacred Space

It was last year, on Ash Wednesday, when I started this blog at the end of my work day. All that day, I had been recalling the memory of My First Ashes. I am fairly tech savvy because of some … Continue reading

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